By Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg
The second one variation of the ancient Dictionary of Israel addresses the necessity within the literature on Israel for a complete neutral details resource concerning the a variety of diplomatic and political personalities, associations, companies, occasions, strategies, and files that jointly outline the political lifetime of the Jewish nation. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, locations, occasions, govt associations, political events, and battles, in addition to entries on Israel's financial system, society, and tradition.
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20 November: Israel redeploys from areas between Jenin and Nablus in the northern sector of the West Bank, implementing the first phase of the Wye River Memorandum. 29 November: The first operational Arrow antimissile missile system is transferred from Israel Aircraft Industries to the Defense Ministry’s Homa (“Wall”) project. 9 December: For the first time, the UNGA includes anti-Semitism in its definition of racism. S. president William J. Clinton, the PNC ratifies changes to the covenant stipulated in Arafat’s 22 January 1998 letter to Clinton.
24–30 September: The Israeli cabinet approves the opening of a new exit to an existing ancient tunnel running beneath the Western Wall; Palestinian rioting ensues, resulting in 59 Arab and 15 Israeli deaths. S. President William J. (Bill) Clinton at a mini summit in Washington; Israeli and Palestinian leaders reaffirm their commitment to abide by obligations undertaken in the Oslo Accords. 5 November: Israeli and Palestinian tourism bureaus announce a plan to jointly market tourism to the region.
7 March: The United States vetoes a proposed UNSC resolution criticizing the Har Homa project. 9 March: Jordan’s King Hussein sends a letter to Netanyahu expressing “distress” over the stalemate in negotiations with the Palestinians and questioning whether it is Netanyahu’s “intent to destroy” the peace process. 13 March: Seven Israeli schoolgirls are killed when a deranged Jordanian soldier opens fire at Naharayim; King Hussein makes unprecedented condolence calls to the families of the victims.
Historical Dictionary of Israel by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg